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Jazz MPA this Thursday!!!

The Millennium Jazz Band will be taking part in the Florida Bandmasters Association Jazz Music Performance Assessment on Thursday, Feb. 26 at 2:30PM at University HS in Orange City, FL. The itinerary for the Thursday is: Students: bring formal uniforms to school attend A lunch report to the band room after A lunch change into formal…

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Millennium Jazz Band Original Composition

This video is the “rough draft” of a blues tune we composed in class.  This was the result of a collaborative activity done during a period extended for FSA testing (2 1/2 hours).  It was really great to see students work together through the creative process and have results of this level!  I can’t wait…

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Choices Night Performance

The Millennium Wind Ensemble and Jazz Bands will be performing this Thursday, October 24 at the Choices Night program.  This program is designed to showcase Millennium’s various programs to current 5th graders interested in coming to Millennium next year.  Please find below details pertinent to this event: Students will need to: wear their formal uniforms…

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Elementary School Visits

The Millennium Jazz Band will be, along with other groups from the Performing Arts department, visiting three elementary schools this week to promote the Millennium Magnet programs.  Students will be visiting Midway, Eastbrook, & Keeth Elementary schools on Wednesday & Thursday of this week (October 23-24).  Please find below information pertinent to these field trips:…

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Sanford JazzFest Tonight!!!

Come out and join us for a great evening of jazz featuring the jazz bands from Millennium MS, Sanford MS, and Seminole HS! The concert begins at 7PM, is free,  and will take place in Millennium Hall on the campus of Millennium Middle School.

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Poetry and Jazz Night, Thursday, May 2, 7PM

The Millennium Jazz Band will continue a very busy week by joining forces with some of Millennium’s preeminent authors by presenting a Night of Poetry and Jazz on Thursday, May 2 at 7:00PM.  The night will feature the students recreating the vibe of the Harlem Renaissance through the performance  of their respective mediums of jazz…

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Sanford JazzFest, Tuesday, April 30, 7PM, Millennium Hall

The Millennium Middle School Jazz Band will be joined by the jazz bands from Sanford Middle School and Seminole High School for an evening we’re calling the Sanford JazzFest!  The middle school bands have been working very hard since their respective MPA performances and the Seminole Jazz Chiefs are fresh off of their tour of…

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Jazz Band MPA!!! Thursday, Feb. 21, 4:30PM, Oviedo HS

UPDATE: Congratulations to the Jazz Band for all of the hard work that went into their MPA Performance!  While we fell short of our goal of an overall Superior rating (1 Superior & 2 Excellent ratings), it has been a valuable learning experience!  We are currently listening intently to our performance recording and adjudicator comments so…

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